Posts Tagged: Rick Karban
If you missed the 105th annual UC Davis Picnic, you're not alone. We missed it, too. So did the ants and other insects. The Department of...
Professor Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, gives a pre-Picnic Day virtual tour of the insect museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
James R. Carey, distinguished professor of entomology, spearheaded "How to Make an Insect Collection" project. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator, shows visitors some petting zoo critters (pre-coronavirus pandemium days). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, curator of the Bohart Museum's Lepidoptera section, spreads the wings of a tiny moth, Ctenucha rubroscapus.
Close-up of a gravid tsetse fly, Glossina morsitans morsitans. The tsetse fly research of medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo is an annual part of the UC Davis Picnic Day. (Photo by Geoffrey Attardo)
It's not outlandish now, if it ever were. A recent article in Science headlined "Once Considered Outlandish, the Idea that Plants Help their...
UC Davis ecologist Rick Karban has researched plant communication in sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) on the east side of the Sierra since 1995.
Professor Rick Karban of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, author of the landmark book, Plant Sensing and Communication...
An illustration of plant-plant communication by the Christian Nansen lab, in the Plant Methods journal
Congrats, Rick Karban! We just received word that noted ecologist Richard “Rick” Karban, professor in the UC Davis Department of...
Karban has researched plant communication in sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) on the east side of the Sierra since 1995.
Score another win for those woolly bear caterpillars. For the past three decades, woolly bear caterpillars have accurately predicted a Republican or...
UC Davis researchers Rick Karban (left) and his graduate student Eric LoPresti with their chart linking woolly bear caterpillars to U.S. Presidential elections. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of U.S. Presidential election predictions (red designates Republicans and blue, Democrats).
A woolly bear caterpillar on Bodega Head in 2011. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Woolly bear caterpillars eating lupine in 2008 on Bodega Head, Sonoma County. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)